Boehner Asks GOP Lawmakers to Embrace New Plan

By: AP
By: AP

WASHINGTON - House Speaker John Boehner implored fellow
House Republicans Sunday to get behind a measure to resolve the
debt crisis that can pass both the House and Senate.

In a conference call, Boehner told the House Republicans that
some of them will have to make sacrifices as part of the deal. A
person familiar with Boehner's remarks said the speaker told
lawmakers that both the House and Senate are ready to embrace
significant spending reductions.

Boehner, however, said he does not believe President Barack
Obama will ever embrace a big package that does not include tax
increases.


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